Agios Nikolaos


Agios Nikolaos is one of the largest cities of Crete. It is also the capital of the Lasithi Prefecture.

It is a city developed by the ancient Dorians, and has some magnificent monuments of the era, that's why it is very popular to foreign visitors of Crete.

Agios Nikolaos population is about 20.000, most of the population is located at the North.

Agios Nikolaos sandy beaches, mild climate, old town, as well as its night life are unique. Perfect for family vacations, with many attractions Agios Nikolaos is a perfect place for quiet and relaxing holidays.


Activities in Agios Nikolaos


Shopping:  In the shopping streets of Agios Nikolaos you can find a variety of handmade jewelleries, traditional products, souvenirs, clothes, restaurants etc.

Excursions: from many travel agencies in town you can find excursions towards Heraklion, Rethymnon, Chania destinations or Vai palm forest and Spinalonga peninsula, among others.

Boat Excursions: With daily ferries, during the tourism season (April-October), they offer a variety of sea trips and destinations.

Swimming: Enjoy the sandy beaches of the North Agios Nikolaos:Sissi - Limani, Plaka, Istron, Driros, Chavania, Boufos,  Ammoudi , Ammos, Almyros, Ammoudara, Kavousi and Sitia. To the East: Kato Zakros, Vai and Xerokambos. To the South: Myrtos, Ierapetra,Ferma, Koutsounari, Makri Yialos, Agia Fotia and Ahlia

Walking: A variety of walks towards all the country of Crete are available. Travel along mule-paths, down to riverbeds and along stony mountain-paths.

Golf: The 9 hole golf club at Elounda is open to the public upon appointment.



Hotels and Villas in Lasithi and Agios Nikolaos